Airswift

Procurement Operations Lead

2 days left

Recruiter
Airswift
Location
Houston, USA
Salary
competitive, negotiable
Posted
24 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Aug 2019
Ref
BBBH1101878
Contact
Rafaela Pitanga
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Procurement
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Airswift - Procurement Operations Lead - Houston, TX - 12+ months contract

Our client, a major O&G company, is seeking a Procurement Operations Lead to work in Houstonm TX on a long-term contract.

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead the international procurement operations team in the hub to ensure procurement cycle times are reduced and sustained at acceptable levels
  • Act as a senior buyer for all hub assigned purchase requisitions and ensuring the creation all associated material purchase orders in accordance with established procedures
  • Direct and/or conduct as necessary all procurement & expediting operations being undertaken by the hub team
  • Manage all supplier relations within hub procurement operations and enhance supplier relationships with key suppliers as identified and directed by the Procurement & Expediting Supervisor
  • Oversee all freight forwarding operations being undertaken within the hub to ensure smooth flow of material receipt, checking, packing and shipping in accordance with processes and procedures being operated
  • Provide review and validation of all quantities for shipments due to be invoiced as performed by the freight forwarder
  • Liaise with the Procurement & Expediting Supervisor and Logistics Manager to ensure that all materials procurement and logistics priorities are addressed and executed.
  • Contribute to the formulation and implementation of the procurement strategies and plans liaising with the Procurement & Expediting Supervisor as appropriate
  • Ensure all procurement activities in the hub are carried out in compliance with the process standards and approved procedures in the Company

Required skills:

  • Extensive experience (more than 15 years preferred) in hands on procurement and logistics activities in the petrochemical, oil or gas industry which must include procurement, expediting and international materials' logistics
  • Demonstrated experience in using ERP systems (preferably SAP) within the procurement and materials management areas
  • Demonstrated leadership/supervisory experience

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